From fine heritage to boutique wineries, Molong is a charming town in the Orange wine region. Enjoy wine tasting at cellar doors, browse craft shops and galleries, and visit historic villages such as Yeoval, great Australian poet Banjo Paterson’s childhood home. Explore ancient caves at Borenore Kast Conservation Area.
Discover heritage charm and cellar doors in Molong, a delightful rural town in the beautiful Orange region with the main street classified by the National Trust. You’ll find many splendid colonial buildings in the pretty town, a short drive northwest of Orange. Enjoy galleries and gift shops, such as Jayes Gallery and Cafe.
You’ll find a range of places to stay in Molong and surrounds. The Orange wine region is acclaimed for cool-climate wines and at Molong the cellar door of award-winning Printhie Wines is next to the winery. A short drive southeast of Molong is Borenore and the cellar doors of Faisan Estate Wines and Orange Mountain Wines.
For lovers of premium apple cider, Borenore is also home to champion cider maker Small Acres Cyder. You can taste various ciders made from local apples in the tasting room on weekends, and enjoy special food and cider events during the Orange Wine Festival in spring and the Orange F.O.O.D week in autumn.
There are many more fascinating things to do and see the area, such as the historic gravesite of Yuranigh, a Wiradjuri Aboriginal who was colonial explorer and surveyor Sir Thomas Mitchell’s assistant. Northwest of Molong is Yeoval, where famous poet Banjo Paterson grew up. He penned the epic The Man from Snowy River.
The whimsical Animals on Bikes scenic drive northwest of Molong is a great way to travel to Yeoval, home to the Banjo Paterson … More than a Poet Exhibition.The ancient limestone caves in the Borenore Kast Conservation Area are south of Molong. There are barbecues and picnic tables in the Borenore picnic area.